Women's Health
Menopause
After the menopause many women experience changes to their vagina and genital area; this change is known as Atrophic Vaginitis. The symptoms may include dryness, discomfort during sex and urinary symptoms. These can usually be eased with treatment. Treatment options include: hormone replacement therapy (HRT), oestrogen cream or pessaries, and lubricating gels.

How Common is Atrophic Vaginitis?
After the menopause about 1 in 2 women have some symptoms related to atrophic vaginitis. The frequency of symptoms increases with increasing age past the menopause.

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